COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Theology

Old Testament

OT101 Introduction to Old Testament (3).
Prerequisite: None
This course offers an introductory study of the Old Testament with emphasis on the historical, theological and literary features. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT201 Pentateuch (3)
Prerequisite: OT 101
This course introduces Old Testament biblical literature, hermeneutics, and inductive methodology with a primary focus on the Pentateuch (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy). Students learn to observe the overall structure of these books, their historical settings, and modern approaches to their literary analysis. Especially Students learn to interpret the Pentateuch from the view of Eschatological God’s holy war and be encouraged to apply the insights from the books to their own contexts in this post-modern world. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT301 Prophetic Literature (3)
Prerequisite: OT 101
A study of the historical background, theological aspects, time, place of ministry, and personality of each of the authors of the books of Prophets. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

OT338 Wisdom Literature (3)
Prerequisite: OT 101
A study on the basis of the English language of the various books of wisdom literature in the Old Testament, including Job, Ecclesiastes, Proverbs and the Song of Solomon. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

New Testament

NT101 Introduction to New Testament (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of the New Testament with emphasis on historical, theological and literary features. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

NT201 Gospels (3)
Prerequisite: NT101
A study of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John with emphasis on content, similarities, and differences. Critical methodologies are studied and evaluated. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

NT301 Pauline Epistles (3)
Prerequisite: NT101
This course is for a study of the letters of Paul in terms of their literary and theological issues and in the context of early Christianity. And students will focus on Paul’s eschatological theology and apostle’s spirituality from the point of God’s holy war motif. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ET 101 Bible Study Methods & Theological Writing (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is an introduction to the tools and methods needed to interpret Scripture. Students gain an understanding of how to use biblical research tools and to integrate materials in an effective and hermeneutically acceptable manner. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Biblical Theology

BT301 Life of Jesus (3)
Prerequisite: None
A unique study of the life of Jesus as the key to solve Biblical secrets of the Old Testament and the New Testament: how the Old Testament prophecies were fulfilled in the New Testament through Jesus; his identity and mission; and what that means to us now and days to come. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

BT450 Chronicles & Geography of Bible (3)
Prerequisite: OT101, NT101
A study of Biblical chronicles and geography that will provide a bird’s-eye view of the biblical time line at specific locations to deepen the biblical understanding. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Systematic Theology

ST101 Introduction to Theology (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to survey key theological concepts and theological methods that are significant in the life of community and person in faith. The primary purpose of this class is to assist students with skills for developing a Christian mind and constructing a solid foundation for life’s challenging issues. The course also endeavors to help students to think theologically and construct a biblical worldview that makes Christian witness relevant to all people in need. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST102 Systematic Theology 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of the task of theology, the meaning of revelation, the authority of scripture, the triune God, the good creation, and the providence of God and the mystery of evil. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours..

ST103 Systematic Theology 2 (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of humanity in the image of God, the person and work of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and the Christian life, the new community, proclamation, sacraments, and ministry, Christian hope. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST300 Actual Spirituality & Action Theology (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to equip students with the practical and experiential spiritual theory. Particular focus is given to the transformation of Christians’ life with action and work which develops a sound spirituality to have one’s faith in the word of God and action in life go hand in hand. Based on the Bible and the study of biblical scholars it promotes that actual spirituality is the way to witness true faith and what Jesus wants in our lives. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST302 Ethics (3)
Prerequisite: None
A consideration of various areas in personal and social ethics as they relate to the Christian life. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

ST303 Contemporary Theology (3)
Prerequisite: ST101 or ST102 or ST103
This course focuses on the study of their life and thoughts of contemporary theologians. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Church History

CH101 Church History 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to survey the history of Church from its founding at Pentecost to the Middle age. Major goals will include studying the formation, development and perishment of Christian Church; identifying the relation between context and doctrine; studying the tradition of Christianity under diverge political power; identifying historical events, ecclesiastical answers and missions. The course is designed for 3 units of theory. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CH102 Church History 2 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is a study of the Christian movement from the Reformation to the modern and postmodern church including major theologians and their writings, such as Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, Wesley, etc. The relevant topics are Reformation, Counter-Reformation, Puritan Revolution, Rationalism, Pietism, The Great Awakening, and Missions. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Practical Theology for Church Growth

PT102 Preaching (3)
Prerequisite: None
This class focuses on a study of preparing sermon construction and style of delivery of the sermon. This is a basic course in the theory and practice of developing a sermon. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT203 Preaching Practice (3)
Prerequisite: PT102
This class focuses on an actual practice in preaching a sermon for the effective preaching ministry. Through this class, students learn various types of theories and communication methods for preaching. Also, they understand their own preaching styles and spirituality as preachers in this postmodern world. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT205 Evangelism (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course examines biblical foundations and different methods of evangelism and Mission. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT208 Mission (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course examines biblical and theological foundations of mission with attention to historical, cultural, and methodological issues. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT 340 Worship & Praise (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of worship and praise for its theology, trends, designs, methods and skills, especially from an integral perspective to coordinate praises within a worship setting. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT350-355 Field Education 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. (1)
Prerequisite: None
Unique involvement of Christian services to integrate theological learning and practice at local churches or Christian service centers where students can take internships according to his or her major field of interest and concentration. This course is designed for 1 units of practice for about 15-45 hours.

PT407 Pastoral Leadership (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of theories and styles of pastoral leadership in ministry context with attention to a biblical image of leadership and service. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT410 Healthy Church & Church Growth (3)
Prerequisite: None
A survey of the biblical principles and crucial factors in church growth, including an analysis of theological, sociological and missiological elements. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT435 Vision and Mission of Life (3)
Prerequisite: None
Through this course students will be able to pinpoint and sharpen their vision through their analysis of their past, present and future in a temporal sense; their temperament in the psychological sense; social demands from vocational sense; and gifts & talents from a spiritual perspective. At the end of class students will be able to state their firm vision and have substantial plan to complete their vision and mission in life. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

PT490 Senior Integration Seminar (3)
Prerequisite: Seniors only
A final, integrative seminar offers students a summative and integrative experience of the formal curriculum, assessments and mentored leadership experience of each degree program. This course will provide students the opportunity to review, integrate, and reflect on curriculum and experiences of the entire program to apply in life and ministry in the core areas of the bible, theology, history and professional ministry. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours. .

Christian Counseling

CC301 Christian Counseling 1 (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is designed to introduce students to the Christian counseling field, assist with the development of principles, specific skills and competencies in counseling process, and build biblical and theological foundations for pastoral counseling. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CC400 Inner Healing (3)
Prerequisite: CC301
This course will teach basic concepts of inner healing and skills, motivate students to begin ministry to heal through love and power of the Holy Spirit. Thus, this course will focus on spiritual, emotional and physical healing and freedom beyond cultures. Students will be able to experience and participate in actual healing ministry during and out of the class. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

Christian Education

CE101 Theological English for Undergraduate (3)
Prerequisite: None
This course is to learn all pertinent terms associated with theology and to develop one’s abilities in reading English textbooks in the various fields of theology. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE201 Discipleship (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of the biblical principles and contemporary issues of disciple-making with attention to evaluating existing programs of discipleship. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE300 Discipleship Praxis (3)
Prerequisite: CE201
A study of the biblical principles and contemporary issues of disciple-making with attention to evaluating existing programs of discipleship. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.

CE311 Christian Education & Ministry (3)
Prerequisite: None
A study of educational theories, developments, and applications on educational ministry church setting. This course is designed for 3 units of theory for 45 hours.